the young actresses: part one

Today we introduce you to the French belle Marine Vacth, star of Face of an Angel Sai Bennett, teen dream Odeya Rush and the badass babe of Mad Max: Fury Road, Courtney Eaton.

by i-D Staff
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04 June 2015, 11:30pm

Sai Bennett

What do you do and why do you do it?
I pretend to be other people so I don't have to face the stark reality of life. 

Describe yourself in five words.
Shy, loud, boring, fun, weird. 

How did you start your career?
I did a project with a friend. 

What was your big break?
Mr. Selfridge. 

What are you working on at the moment?
I've been working on Face of an Angel, which is out now, and Just Jim, which is out at the end of the year. 

What advice would you give young people wishing to follow in your footsteps?
Be nice to everyone. 

What excites you most about tomorrow?
Not knowing what's gonna happen. 

Tell us one thing that no one knows about you.
I can't keep secrets. 

What's your party trick?
I can wiggle my ears. 

Finish this sentence: 35 is the new…
65. God, you are old.

Photography Alasdair McLellan. Styling Max Clark. Hair Pierpaolo Lai at Julian Watson Agency. Make-up Lotten. Holmqvist at Julian Watson Agency using Estée Lauder.

Marine Vacth

What do you do?
I'm an actress and model. 

Describe yourself in five words. 
Observant, curious, cautious, pensive, enthusiastic. 

How did you start your career?
When I was 15 years old Marilyn Agency asked me if I would be interested in modelling. 

What was your big break?
Acting in Ma Part du Gâteau in 2011. 

What are you working on at the moment?
Promotion for Belles Familles. 

Can you recommend someone that will inspire us? 
Joan Chemla. 

What advice would you give young people wishing to follow in your footsteps?
To listen to their instincts and not be in too much of a hurry. 

We're celebrating the 35th Birthday Issue of i-D, when did you last celebrate and what was the occasion?
I recently celebrated my son's first birthday. 

What excites you most about the future?
That it is unknown and full of possibilities

Photography Alasdair McLellan

Courtney Eaton

What do you do and why do you do it?
I'm an actress. I do it because it allows me to be crazy and not be judged for it.

Describe yourself in five words.
Creative, free-spirited, easy-going, messy, adventurous.

What was your big break?
Mad Max: Fury Road.

What are you working on at the moment?
I'm getting ready for Mad Max press.

What advice would you give young people wishing to follow in your footsteps?
Just remember it's an art form, so don't judge and go full out!

We're celebrating the 35th Anniversary Issue of i-D, when did you last celebrate and what was the occasion?
My 19th birthday. I spent it eating fish and chips and watching the sunset.

What excites you most about tomorrow?
That I don't know what I'm doing tomorrow.

Tell us one thing that no one knows about you.
I can lucid-dream.

What's your party trick?
I can do a mean lip-sync.

Finish this sentence: 35 is the new
kale salad.

Photography Alasdair McLellan. Styling Max Clark. Hair Diego Da Silva at Tim Howard Management. Make-up Maki Ryoke at Tim Howard Management using Tom Ford Beauty. Courtney wears shirt Prada.

Odeya Rush

What do you do and why do you do it?
I act because I can't do anything else.

How did you start your career?
By directing and writing plays with my brothers. 

What are you working on at the moment?
Just wrapped The Hunter's Prayer

What advice would you give young people wishing to follow in your footsteps?
Be patient and go with your intuition. 

We're celebrating the 35th Birthday Issue of i-D, when did you last celebrate and what was the occasion?
My brothers becoming teenagers. 

Tell us one thing that no one knows about you.
I'm also turning 35! I look young, I know. Good skincare.

Styling Max Clark. Hair Diego Da Silva at Tim Howard Management. Make-up Maki Ryoke at Tim Howard Management using Tom Ford Beauty. Odeya Wears Denim jacket vintage Levi's.

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